Features

Can compound help with recurve archery?

Can compound help your recurve shooting? Crystal Gauvin says absolutely. It’s common in the sport of archery for people to pick a bow type and stick with it for the duration of their career. Those who don’t start on the

Advertorial: Bohning Archery

Looking for the best fletching for your olympic recurve arrows? Look no further than Bohning’s new Griffin Vane. You’ve probably heard about Bohning’s new Griffin Vane for Olympic recurve archery. Perhaps you wonder what benefits this strange-looking vane could provide.

Coming Out Of Lockdown

Returning to archery after a long break? You and everyone else. By Kristina Dolgilevica Returning to sport after a prolonged break is never easy; however, the good news is that many have managed to return to sport in the past

I Made This: Play Action Sports Wear

A series on independent archery businesses. This month, Bobby Slaton Jr. of Play Action Sports Wear. We are the producers of the TemperGuard Jersey line of outdoor active wear. My name is Bobby Slaton, Jr. and I am the Vice

Can meditation make a difference in archery?

Can meditation really help your shooting? Ethan Lowry examines the possibilities. To be with oneself can be a terrifying endeavour. Our mind is made up of millions of synaptic junctions, with electrical impulses attributing to thousands of various physiological and

News

I Made This – RCore

Part 1 of a new series on independent archery businesses. This week, we meet up with Aris Korbetis of RCore.  RCore designs and produces custom aftermarket grips for recurve risers, tailored to each customer’s needs. There are four main designs

COVID-19: What now for archery?

Bow looks at the effects of the pandemic on the sport. One of the more durable cliches in the media over the past three months has been stating that we are living in ‘unprecedented times’. It may be a cliche,

Sponsorship and draw weights: Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com Question I have read a number of other pieces on reversals but none mention bow poundage/ draw weight. If draw weight is mentioned, they just say increase draw weight but

Archery tournaments: What to do when things go wrong

Roy Rose is here to tell you what to do when it all goes pear-shaped at an archery tournament. Our initial tournament experiences are always packed with mixed emotions. There’s anticipation, there’s natural excitement, there’s logical trepidation and finally of

Tokyo 2020 is dead. Long live Tokyo 2021.

“The one thing that brings the world together is the Olympics.” said two-time archery Olympian, and three-time Olympic medalist Brady Ellison, of the USA. “It just sucks all around no matter how you look at things. I really hope they

Reviews

Online Archery Academy review

Mark Brown takes a look at an online course for recurve beginners. So you’re stuck at home dreaming about taking up archery, waiting for the clubs near you to reopen so you can start learning how to shoot, and take

Review: BOWdometer

Rebekah Tipping runs the numbers The goal of archery is to produce the same technique consistently, and there are a few devices on the market right now that promise to monitor your training and help you progress with your shooting

Review: Hoyt Xakt Limbs

Kristina Dolgilevica gets hands on with the latest intermediate ILF limbs First impressions matter, and these are a striking-looking pair of limbs indeed. An excellent and tasteful design with a soft matt finish which gives the product an ‘expensive’ look

Review: The Power Of The Bow

Many countries in the world have archers and archery as part of their personal folklore. The bow and arrow has been the protector of the nation for countries as far apart as England and Bhutan. The long association with rugged

Hoyt: New Recurve Gear

A trio of mid-price offerings from Hoyt turns back the clock.  There is a feeling among many recurve archers that there isn’t much new under the sun. The incremental improvements in materials science and computer-aided design have definitely resulted in

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